FootyMAD's Ross County match preview

Last updated : 18 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ross County v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Ross County at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Honest Men have recorded 3 wins, and Ross County have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 4 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 MarAyr Utd.0 - 2Ross CountySCD2
2007/2008Tue 11 MarRoss County2 - 4Ayr Utd.SCD2
2007/2008Sat 20 OctAyr Utd.1 - 4Ross CountySCD2
2007/2008Sat 04 AugRoss County2 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Tue 23 AugRoss County1 - 2Ayr Utd.SLGC
2003/2004Sat 10 AprAyr Utd.1 - 2Ross CountySCD1
2003/2004Sat 24 JanRoss County1 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Ross County have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the County in those games, with 6 conceded.

Ayr Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Honest Men, and 10 goals against.

Ross County are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 5 games giving them a return of 10 points. Ayr Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 5 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ross County650112615
Ayr Utd.6033283

FootyMad's prediction ...

Ayr Utd. are performing with pride on their travels, but the FootyMad panel believes it may not be enough to prevent the County coming away with a hard-fought home win. Home win.

Sequence statistics:
Ross County Won 3 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Ayr Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.